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week festivities are under way in san francisco. the navy's hover craft and landing craft, landed in ocean beach. >>> the hover craft is part of the city's disaster response training exercise during fleet week. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating the men and women in uniform and giving them the grace they deserve, we want to take the opportunity to practice the humanitarian roll that our military has. >> navy officials say the hover craft could deliver supplies, equipment and personnel to san francisco in the event of the major disaster. and the main attraction for the weekend's air show is already in town. the blue angels arrived yesterday. the navy's precision flying team is set to practice tomorrow. following that, plu angels. -- blue angels. they will have a meet an greet. >>> and we have a crew in san jose, following the shooting involving the san mateo transit officer. we may have the latest what may have caused it on the 10:00 news. >>> the cost not the morality of california's suspended death penalty. >>> of course, the oakland a's.
on navy, he escapes makes a beautiful pass who carouse it for 22 yd reception that leads to a field goal. san jose state defense incredible holding navy to 144 total yards. led by travis johnson eight tackles. johnson graduated from king's academy sunnyvale. a 43 are there san jose state wins,,,,,,,,,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. >>> dozens of people in san francisco took part in the walk to and alzheimer's the why part of a nationwide fund-raising effort part of 14 walks in northern california and nevada. northern california and nevada. that's it for us
for their fourth straight victory hosted by navy. a defensive battle. johnson strips the quarterback tray miller. they recover and here we go. not a lot of offense in the first quarter. here's a terrific play. he looks like he is sacked. escapes and stosses it up. makes an outstanding one arounded grab. they led 3-0 at the last. late third, navy with the play action. the pick-off. spartans led 6-0 after three quarters. then in the fourth. last chance for navy. 4th and 7th. spartans not fooled. they hold them to 144 yards of total offense, improving to 4-1, shutting out navy, 12-0, the final. >>> cal and arizona state. rough season for jeff tedford. that seat is getting hot. a bullet to kevin. 9-yard td pass. they trail 9-7 at the half. zach maynard sacked six times. 9628 for 126 yards and one touchdown. we might as well show it to you. fourth quarter, maynard. a fade out to his brother allen. cal down, but arizona answers. he finds kevin again. this time 22 yards and the touchdown. cal falls to 1-4, losing 27-17. >> we got beat by a better team today. they outplayed us in a lot of areas today. i
the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. now here's a look at some of the other events that are going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. hardly strictly bluegrass festival will take place at golden gate park. the 49ers will play the buffalo bills sunday. italian heritage parade is happening in north beach on sunday. and we do have two mega cruise ships docking here in center lane. that is expected to bring about 7,000 people into this city. parking will be very, very scarce. we suggest you take mass transit. >>> if you are theying about driving to any of the san francisco events, expect a lot of company and big crowds. that is why you are encourage tad take public transportation. transit agencies are gearing up for more people aren't they? >> they are. bart spokesman told me they are expecting to shatter weekend ridership records with so many events going on this weekend. what that means for you if you are
own got to hop in the cockpit and take a ride with the navy's precision flight team. grant lotus wasn't the only one though. the danville pilot best known for safely landing a disabled u.s. airlines jet on the hudson in 2009 was there too! you see him standing there. he flew fighter jets in the '70s and said he felt like a kid again! then it was grant's turn. >> 6.2 gs, which is pretty good. and we hit that on the break here. so we did pretty well. fought it off, stayed awake the whole time. we tid break the speed of sound. >> there's a lot more where that came from. tune in tomorrow for the in-flight video of grant. he may not have passed out, but did he get sick? [ laughter ] >> kron4 will bring you the blue angels show live, sponsored by jeep. saturday, october the 6th at 3:00 pm. >>> the baseball playoffs are set for the giants and the a's. gary is up next. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut e
on tuesday. it's lively speculated that the pope will grant him a pardon if he's convicted. >>> the navy's newest destroyer cruise ready for her commissioning next weekend. the uss michael murphy is named for a navy seal who died in afghanistan in 2005. lieutenant murphy was awarded the medal of honor for putting himself in a line of danger. >> she's our hope, our leader and our shining star. >> the importance of this woman's visit to san francisco and why a small group was protesting her appearance. >> and a second chance, where these miniature horses are going as their owners face eviction. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone. download the ktvu app, and watch all of our newscasts live. be connected any time, any where. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them
a lie is a look with the u.s. navy coming up. ñgñg there's a place, a dark place, we go. an uncharacteristically negative place for such a positive company... place... we go... when we describe our yogurt. tillamook yogurt has no high fructose corn syrup. no artificial sweeteners. no artificial colors and no artificial flavors. that's no, no, no and... no. of course, sometimes no is a good thing. >> a navy hovercraft is scheduled to land. the military and vehicle is scheduled to arrive at 10:00 a.m.. and san francisco called we do not want any confusion over this drill. there has been some confusion so far but they are expected to end. people are waiting for it to arrive and it will be smack down in the middle of ocean beach. there will be generals, vips, mayor. so basically this is a hospital here it is a mobile hospital that is set up in times of war. should there be an earthquake that can set this up within one hour and have the emergency room doctors ready to go. this is basically a band-aid. they will take care of you as much as they can. they currently use this in
for proving the products work. >>> fleet week arrives in dramatic fashion. [ crowd noise ] >> a navy hover craft came ashore at ocean beach this morning. the 60's-ton l-cat can be used to deliver heavy equipment in a disaster. it plied a role in the days after hurricane katrina. events that will create grik this weekend. the america' >>> fleet week is just one of the events that will create gridlock this weekend. the america's cup series continues in san francisco bay, and the hardly strictly bluesgrass festival starts friday. >> paul's got the forecast for those weekend events coming up in two minutes. ,,,, >>> did you feel the change ten? it was 5 or 10 degrees cooler in some points. but in downtown san francisco, what a change! we can see the moon right now, beautiful shot out there over the bay bridge. current temperatures, getting cooler. concord, 61, livermore, 65. downtown san francisco, 59, and san jose, 64 degrees. 4:00 yesterday versus 4:00 in the afternoon today. that was a 30-degree difference in downtown san francisco! down to 64. oakland dropped 24 degrees because everybody w
laden man hunt is set to debut two days before the election. navy seals killed osama bin laden in may 2011. the film which will air on the national geographic channel is distributed by the weinstein company, the chairman is a prominent fundraiser for the obama campaign. national geographic says the timing is not meant to be political. >>> turkey wants an emergency nato meeting after bombs launched from syria hit a turkish border town. five civilians and three children were killed. the syria calls it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were
vehicles. san francisco police will be out in full force while the navy's blue angels soar overhead saturday and sunday, parade of shifts kick off as part of fleet week. don't forget the bluegrass festival, 49ers taking on buffalo bill's and the parade in north beach. to top it off two mega cruise ships will be docking bringing 7000 people here. all in all a jam packed weekend. in san francisco, ktvu. >> this is not the only place with big events. stanford will host arizona wildcats tomorrow and bears will take on ucla at memorial stadium. justin beiber concert, madonna and florence and the machine will be performing. there is a lot on the schedule this weekend. we have it all organized for you on our website at ktvu.com where we have summaries telling you about some of the weekend's big events. go to the front page and look for that weekend extra tab. there is hope down the road for residents who are looking for alternatives to a rough commute. in a few minutes we'll tell you why the scene is antioch today as a sign of relief on the way. >>> new detail about his the death of a 34 y
navy ships. let me show you some of these views. looking at the water, some people are already set up. the air show = call:30. and it is the highlight of fleet week at 12:30. and already, if you cannot make it down here. to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. however, if you are going to be coming down there is plenty of space available. you can see there are some people set up. this family were out here earlier at 6:00 a.m. with plenty of food. and plenty of space available along the sidewalk. you can see alcatraz in the background, this navy ships are going to be coming through by 11:00 a.m. they are devising to use public transportation and -- fe are advising to use public transportation. marty gonzales, i'm going to send it back to you. let me tell you that i wish i was with you in the studio because of this food is making me hungry. i have seen potato chips, corn dog. however, it is making me hungry. >> you need to make some friends. thank you, mike. let me remind you to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune int
is open for tours. it was the navy's only hybrid electric vessel. agatha and jodi are first in line today to see it. >> it's just a really need opportunity. you don't really get to see these things, especially in idaho falls, idaho. my husband wanted to see this so we are doing it for our anniversary. >> happy anniversary. >> thank you. >> that couple got in line at 7:30 this morning. probably a good idea because yesterday people waited as long as three hours for tours of the ship. it's free. it's docked south of the bay bridge. open today and tomorrow. back live for the shot of the ship. by the way, 3,000 people toured this vessel yesterday. you know, like i said, it's a hybrid ship. i made the joke earlier this morning, it's like a gigantic prius. i talked to a navy officer a few moments ago and he said kind of, not really, and we left it at that. live on the embarcadero, abc7 news. >> all right. thanks very much. >> the mayor said 100 more taxis will be out. muni is providing extra service, including the special service from the civic center. and you will see additional ferries on the
from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to neil armstrong. he loved the navy and the sea, and his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held on the uss hornet at alameda point, we are feeling the pain at the pump with gas pricing soaring. some stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. cab drivers to delivery, busy to the commuter, nobody is liking what they pay at the pump. food truck operators say the cost of business goes up another $200 a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass that along to the customers, but at some point we have to. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up, they jack is back up. it's like this on purpose or something. >> the spikes might be temporary, but if it a while, delivery charges and food prices could start going up for everybody. >>> higher gas prices have driven many people to wait in long lines to fill up tanks and dis-- at discount retailers. this is at a cots co. several stations with lower prices have reported even running out of unleaded fuel because of the demand. many econom
. >> great publicity for the navy. it sheds good light on us and the city of san francisco. i mean, y'all been nothing but welcoming so far and i'm excited to spend the rest of my time here. >> reporter: joe vazquez, cbs5. >>> never get tired of looking at the blue angels buzzing over the bay area for their practice runs today. the navy jets are here for fleet week. they will hold more demonstrations tomorrow. the show is this weekend when the blue angels will showcase their aerial acrobatics above the bay flying at times only 18" apart. >>> well, with everything going on this weekend in san francisco, highway patrol is preparing for traffic gridlock. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman with the warning from the chp tonight. mike. >>> reporter: we have been talking about this to get word out. it's all over social media but you know someone is going to go shopping this weekend and say what's all this traffic about? so be ready. >> reporter: the bay area is popular on weekends but it may never be as popular as this weekend when upwards of a million people are expected for a visit. there is a l
see it through this fence but we have a big old navy vessel and some of the sailing yachts for fleet week. it's going to be a busy loud weekend at least if yesterday was any indication. listen in. [ sound of blue angel jets ] >> reporter: that was the blue angels as they did a practice round yesterday. don't drive. that is the best advice. it shouldn't be a huge shocker but parking will be hard in the san francisco area. to avoid most gridlock, you can avoid the waterfront, use side streets. maybe the san mateo bridge might be a good option, bay bridge, golden gate bridge very popular and going to be very busy. now, if fleet week and america's cup weren't enough we made a map of a few of the other things going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, that's in golden gate park. giants games over at at&t. 49ers, castro street fair, italian heritage parade, and then outside of the city florence & the machine performing in mountain view, madonna in san jose, justin bieber is in town. we also got a cal game so, whew, there's just so much go
field goals to beat navy by 12 to nothing. later today the raiders to take on denver and the 49ers will be playing in new york taking on the jets. >>> watch oakland take on the broncos on cbs 5 at 1 this afternoon followed by the fifth quarter with clint live in denver. curzon been working around the clock on the foreigners to a football stadium in santa clara the goal is to have it open by 2014 just around the corner. a 15% completed so far the workers run double shifts six days a week to get the job done and the still from is going up quickly with 47 escalator's installed and plumbers have leveled several miles of pipe. many people the group with the 49 years in san francisco and our little intimate about the cost going down there paying thousands of dollars for the seats. returned to the former mayor of the police chief who remembers a time when the team was a lot more affordable even free to go see. >>> mayor christopher back then oak owns the mill company and there was a ticket on the milk carton that you could cut out and got you into the stadium to sit in the bleachers for
site over san francisco. news chopper 2 was there just minutes ago as u.s. navy's blue angels flew into town in formation for this year's fleet week. precision flight demonstration team will be overhead thursday and friday to practice for their performances saturday and sunday. and go to ktvu.com for more incredible video of those blue angels. just look for the video player in the middle of the home page. >>> and amtrak officials say the crossing gate was down when a big rig hit the passenger train in a central valley. that accident caused the plain to de rail yesterday injuring about 40 people. today investigators identified the truck driver as 32-year-old medina. investigators say they are listed to see if he was impaired or if there was a mechanical problem with his big rig. the train tracks reopened this morning. >>> emotions are running high on the campus of an east bay middle school. students, parents and staff are trying to come to grips with the death of a teacher. the teacher's apparent suicide comes less than a week after he was accused of an inappropriate relationship wi
may have caught a little glimpse of their roaring practice routine. the navy jet pilots will showcase their extraordinaire row battics above the bay this weekend flying at times only 18 inches apart. >>> all right. call it the perfect storm. san francisco playing host to a lot of high-profile events this weekend. we have fleet week, play-off baseball, america's cup, street fairs, more than that. there could be more than a million people coming into the city. cbs 5's mike sugerman with the warning chp wants you to take heed of. mike. >>> reporter: i'm south of market and you see the traffic. someone told me it took them 45 minutes to go a mile. that might be good practice for this weekend. the bay area is a popular place to come on weekends but it may never be as popular as it is this weekend when upwards of a million people are expected for a visit. there is a lot going on. so i have come up to twin peaks which is the highest part of the city to give you a sort of aerial view of what's going on this weekend. we have two giants games at&t park saturday and sunday. fleet week up in the
for everyone. so we actually got a little head started and we got to hop on board the uss macon island a navy assault ship here for fleet week. you may have seen it docked in the bay. it's offering tours this weekend, lots of different aircraft on board. it has a mobile surgical center so it could be called in to help san francisco if there was ever an earthquake or other disaster. >> ships like this responded to hurricane katrina in new orleans and ships like this responded to haiti following the earthquake down there. >> reporter: here's a map of what else is going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, at golden gate park. giants games, 49ers, the castro street fair, italian heritage parade, that's in north beach, and even more going on outside the city like florence & the machine in mountain view and madonna happens to be performing in san jose. san francisco's police chief talked about the exceptionally busy weekend today on our morning show. >> you know, we have just about every san francisco police officer working and god bless them. they know how big an event it is. we got little to n
-day as well. >>> the navy's blue angels flight team was high above san francisco today, practicing their maneuvers ahead of this weekend's two-day air show. the blue angels are the main attraction, of course, as they are every year, and they will be performing from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., both saturday and sunday afternoon, of course weather permitting. >>> playoff excitement will reach a fever pitch, as both bay area baseball teams start their first division series this weekend. the oakland a's will face the tigers at 3:00 p.m. on saturday and 9:00 a.m. sunday. the san francisco giants will host the cincinnati reds at 6:30 saturday and sunday nights. >>> and if you're going to the games or getting a group of friends together to watch them, send us your photos of the fan frenzy. e-mail us at photos@ktvu.com, or post your pictures directly on our facebook page and you might even see those pictures on the air. >>> another high profile facebook executive is leaving the social networking company, following its disappointing initial public offering. today, facebook confirmed the departure of
in the way of harm and he could have killed those kids. >>> ah, man, the indonesian navy was so proud to get their brand new stealth ship. >> oh, no. >> ah, it went up in flames just four weeks after they get th this -- safety new tech state of the art missile ship. the first of four. >> did it not have like, a dive function? so they could maybe dive it down and put out the fire real quick? >> that would be brilliant, on boats. >> a dive function. that's great. >> it's a super stealth secret mission thing. neighbor does. i don't know. >> or maybe just some pumps that could take all the water sitting around and just -- >> yeah. >> douse itself? >> no, apparently didn't have any of those fooch features othn stealth. >> what are they doing? trying to swim out and save it? >> what? >> maybe -- they burned it on purpose, so all their enemies think, oh, man, their stealth ship is ruined. now let's commit all of these crime, but little did they know, they got three more, ready to go. >> or a decoy. >> it's not really a stealth ship at all. >> it's made of pizza boxes. right. >> it's the way they're
in the bay area. they came into sfo. they are here for fleet week. the navy's precision flight team is always a fleet week highlight. and, of course, new can't make it to fleet week saturday and sunday, they will be practicing over the bay thursday and friday. you'll hear the sound of freedom all over the bay area. and like i said, the air show is on saturday and sunday. so they have arrived. they're here and it's that time of year . >> if you don't see them, listen. you'll hear them. >> we have both flown with them. it's exciting. >>> a christian legal group wants to overturn a new state law against conversion therapy. so it's suing. the law signed by governor brown over the weekend prohibits licensed mental health professionals from practicing therapies aimed at reversing homosexuality in teenagers. sacramento pacific legal institute filed the suit on behalf of a pastor in san diego who says he benefited from the therapy. the lawsuit claims the law violates free speech. gay rights advocates say the therapy can psychologically harm gay and lesbian youth. >>> they have been preparing for mont
angels. the navy's precision flight team flew in about 6:30 this afternoon. the blue angels are the attraction of the show. the pilots and fighter jets will be practicing over the bay and san francisco on thursday and friday. their performances are scheduled on saturday and sunday assumes there's no fog or cloud cover. we posted information about fleet week and the exact time when the blue angels will be performing. you will also find other events like the bluegrass music festival. >>> heartbreak today for the owners of a farm. >> what she said is we have 15 days from today to remove all our personal belongings. >> the eviction note that has them searching for a permanent home for dozens of miniature horses. >> a reversal today three months after a controversial ban on pot club. what triggered the about face in los angeles. >> those amazing a's have done it again. another big win tonight sets up a show down tomorrow in the final game of the season. details in six minutes. iw >>> a homeowner in eastern contra costa county says he is grateful that a burned out garage and car i
. >>> a navy hover craft roared onto ocean beach in san francisco today. the hover craft was there, hoping to kick off this year's fleet week. it's landing was part of a disaster response training exercise. it could be used to deliver emergency supplies and crews after an earthquake or other natural disaster, where bridges are destroyed. fleet week continues right on through this weekend. you can head to ktvu.com for details details about all of this week's festivities. we have the hardly strictly blue grass festival, and of course fleet week. >>> our presidential debate coverage continues right after the break. >> we watched the debate with several political experts at a packed event in the south bay. when it comes to who won, they do not agree. >> in seven minutes, a fundamental change to california's criminal justice system. the measure voters will consider to end the death penalty as we know it. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, a
on saturday. we have been saying a lot of people walking past. there are a lot of navy sailors coming through. everybody will be out here in join this. >> you are looking ed video from this morning with the military vehicles that were being unloaded. fleet week is not all about fun and games. if is a preparing this setting. we have the ship that has ben all over the world. and so in san francisco we are expecting. >> he added that he is impressed with what the hasting. stay with kron 4 our fleet week coverage errors. we will have all the sights and sounds of live and you can watch all from the comfort of your home. five people killed within 18 hours. the murders are not connected and they're dealing with the height of crime. the police feared a new anonymous tip program for residents to help the police track down criminals. all you have to do is pull out your cell phone as if you are born to semitic text message to 8888277 and all you have to do is tax the word to. from there they will receive their response telling them to submit their response. they're using this tip launch program on a fre
of this weekend's air show. fleet week is more than the navy's blue angels it's ships and sailors in port and on leave. >> to be truthful because i'm an honest guy, my plan is to do the sailor thing and that's to drink. >> the blue angels are part of a bigger show. >>> a spike at the pump. the increase and what's beyond it. >> the chase that led deputies through two cities in just the last hour. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> developing news now, a wild chase in the east bay in just the past hour. alameda county
people up in the air. up next, where some lucky fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best, for maybe it's the blue grass festival drawing to you san francisco this ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >>> the blue angels, what are they doing on the ground? oh, they are signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes roaring] >> today they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along san francisco waterfront and all over the bay area, all for fleet week. the blue angels will be san francisco's biggest draw this week
. >> this afternoon the blue angels pilots will be wowing about a million people. where a lucky fan got with the navy's best. maybe it's the bluegrass festival that dr >> terry: the blue angels signing autographs last night. okay, now we recognize them. they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco waterfront, over in marin county, everywhere, part of fleet week. blue angels will be the biggest draw but a number of other major events around the bay area. cornell bernard is live at marina green. this could be gridlock. >> reporter: yeah, definitely. good morning. so many events, so many people. most of them headed right here to the marina green where it could be a gorgeous day. check out the fog slowly lifting over the golden gate bridge. america's cup yacht racing later today and the blue angels set to perform this afternoon. the air show will thrill the crowds but getting here could take a while if you are driving. like terry said, expect gridlock especially on the embarcadero where there will be lane closures. bill and fran are visiting and they
son to -- apprenticed his son to a group of bomb makers. >>> the navy's newest destroyer will be commissioned. u. snches s. michael murphy cruzed into the harbor. it's neamed after a navy -- named after a navy seal killed in 2009. the destroyer was built at the bath rye ron work dms maine. -- iron works in maine. >>> california has become the first state in the country to ban therapies that attempt to change the sexual orientation of minors. yesterday governor jerry brown signed the bill banning mental health practitioners from performing preparative therapy on minors. it's been labeled dangerous and abusive and could raise the risk of depression and suicide in young people. >>> in election 2012 news, we're three days away from the first presidential debate. president obama will head from washington to nevada. he has a campaign stop at a las vegas high school. he is going to stay in nevada before traveling to denver on wednesday. republican challenger mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. political analysts say he needs a strong showing with recent
. but they will be around all weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team set to perform for fleet week festivities on saturday and sunday. here's a treat. captain chelsea sully sullenberger of danville famous for that emergency landing on the hudson river years back will be a passenger on one of the planes during a demonstration near sfo at noon today. we have a full schedule. check it out, it's available at cbssf.com. that will be fun. >>> wall street will be watching what hewlett-packard's boss has to say today here in san francisco as well. >> meg whitman will give her annual presentation to investors. hp is coming off its worst quarter ever and stocks have fallen to a 10-year low. whitman told the "new york times" last week that she will have to explain strategies for the company and how it will grow. more layoffs in silicon valley this time at juniper network. they will cut 500 workers in sunnyvale, more than 5% of its workforce. it's a move to cut operating expenses. the company is not saying how many of the layoffs will be in the bay area. >>> u.s. stock futures are slightly hig
. but there was a different type of spectacle today the u.s. navy and a record landed a hovercraft on ocean beach. take a look this was part of a training exercise how they can implement disaster relief. this was deployed after hurricane country not and has helped out during several humanitarian relief efforts around the globe. the mayor, the police chief w-- were on the scene. this was also on display is one of the realistic dummys to train for the type of trauma that victim's could encounter. >> this is the type of turning to train our deployment. and fifth-of- training. from the waist down we can have a remote control and it will move the legs. and this well stimulate blood. the entire point of this is to keep teach our medical and hospital personnel. to effectively stop the bleeding. >> the medical the split will be on display for the maureen of crete in san francisco this saturday. as a reminder, kron 4 is bringing new people angels to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. that medical-display hovercraft will be on display on ocean beach in san f
in the cockpit with the blue angels. it is a navy precision flying team. take a listen to his experience. . >> that is great. where are we? after takeoff. . the speed of sound. >> i can hear it. the speed of sound. >> that is even below the speed of sound. and there he goes >> the sites, the sounds and you can see what it was like but even behind the controls of the blue angels fighter jet? we found out. take a listen. >> the is the u.s. as a bowling hornet. this is one of the oldest. we put a shiny paint job on it and this is all completely functional. with the words and markings allowing this tight formation. of all the 18 in.. this is our commanding officer, this is the no. 3, this is the no. 4 pilot. >> this requires an intense amount of focus it is kind of like an athletic workout every time we fly. when we are flying that fast and at that altitude without speed. it requires focus, and intense concentration. and the athletic ability that we are doing the right thing. not ask for a more stunning background with the golden gate and alcatraz. and just the topography, the geography is g
a million people. and up next, where some fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best. or maybe it's the blue grass festival that draws you to festival that draws you to san francisco this [ female announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits on their own are amazing, but press out some biscuit dough, add some sauce and some pepperoni and cheese and monday's dinner is now a grands mini pizza party. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> tommy: the blue angels signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes
as the alleged master mind behind an organization called the united states navy veterans association, a fake charity that took in $100 million in donations over an eight-year period. authorities say the money never got to the people it was supposed to. instead, with a reputation acquired through a seemingly successful charity, thompson used the money to gain access to some of the nation's most powerful republicans, including house speaker john boehner, former presidential candidate ru rudy giuliani and john mccain and even president george w. bush. but when he was transferred to ohio to face charges, the man authorities believed to be thompson signed in to prison as mister x, leading ofgs ining of believe he was hiding something more. >> major fraud fugitives. >> u.s. marshal peter elliott said by simply searching the internet he found an fbi wanted posted for a similar-looking man, john donald cody, harvard educated attorney who mysterious disappeared from his arizona law practice in 1984 and was later indicted in four counts of estate fraud. original wanted posters described a man without
for those details. >>> a different spectacle in the city yesterday. the navy and marine corps landed a giant harbor craft on san francisco's ocean beach. we were waiting for it, unfortunately it came on after the morning show but there it is. we stuck around long enough to catch video of it. it's huge. it can help in a major disaster they say if bridges go down, they can avoid supplies, whatever. it was used during hurricane katrina to help in the efforts there and other humanitarian efforts around the world. so pretty impressive. of course we have the blue angels live sponsored by jeep on kron 4 hosted by mark daniel. 3:00 p.m., saturday, october 6th. >>> let's get to weather and traffic. we mentioned george a second ago. he's following several hot spots.things are not getting mu better, james. we're still tracking major delays on a number of freeways, east bay and south bay starting 480 in the westbound direction. the ride into livermore out of the altamont pass is not so bad getting into dublin now but look at this drive time, 55 minutes to get to the dublin interchange from the 205 in
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